A Somerset woman who was once forced to use a wheelchair because of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), or ME, swims 26 miles from Cornwall to the Isles of Scilly.
Calls for help from people vehicles stuck in the mud off the Bristol Channel coast are up on last year, rescue charities said.
Work to turn a derelict hotel into a hostel for young and vulnerable people could begin by the end of the year, after the project receives a £1.1m boost.
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A431 Somerset - A431 Kelston Road closed in both directions between the Penn Hill Road junction in Bath and the A4175 Keynsham Road junction in Oldland, because of subsidence and emergency repairs. Diversion in operation - First Bus Services 319 and 332 are diverting via Keynsham and Saltford.